Book Description: Updated for 2010! Make sure your infection control program keeps residents safe and meets government regulations with Infection Control for Nursing Homes. Infection Control for Nursing Homes: A Guide to Government Standards is a book that helps directors of nursing, staff educators, and long-term care administrators update their current infection control plans and training to meet government requirements and ensure resident safety. From handwashing guidelines to bloodborne pathogens regulations You'll get guidance, policies, and staff training tools your facility needs to prevent the spread of infection and avoid one of the most common survey deficiencies in the industry. This comprehensive manual includes the following: CMS’ September 2009 revision to F441, infection control The most up-to-date government regulations in an easy-to-reference format Staff training inservices, sample policies and procedures, and forms to help facilities comply and promote resident well being Take a look at the table of contents: Chapter 1: F-Tag #441, Infection Control Chapter 2: Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Settings Chapter 3: Guideline for Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel, 1998 Chapter 4: Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings Chapter 5: Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare Associated Pneumonia, 2003 Chapter 6: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection Control Guidelines for Long-Term Care Facilities Chapter 7: Clostridium difficile: Information for Healthcare Providers Chapter 8: Exposure to Blood: What Healthcare Personnel Need to Know Chapter 9: Occupational Exposures to Bloodborne Pathogens; Needlesticks and other Sharps Injuries; Final Rule – Federal Register Chapter 10: CDC Definitions of Nosocomial Infections Appendix A: Inservices Appendix B: Policy Appendix C: Forms and handouts Comply with infection control regulations and promote resident well being with Infection Control for Nursing Homes.